History Characters / TheOutsiders

19th Nov '16 1:54:11 PM CumbersomeTercel
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The main protagonist of the book. His parents died when he was younger, so he lives with his two brothers, Sodapop and Darry. He's fourteen, and very intelligent; he even skipped a grade. Played by C. Thomas Howell in the film.

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The main protagonist of the book. His parents died when he was younger, so he lives with his two brothers, Sodapop and Darry. He's fourteen, and very intelligent; he even skipped a grade. Played by C. Thomas Howell Creator/CThomasHowell in the film.



Pony's older brother, the middle child. Though smart and handsome, he's a dropout who works at the same gas station as his older brother, Darry. Played by Rob Lowe in the film.

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Pony's older brother, the middle child. Though smart and handsome, he's a dropout who works at the same gas station as his older brother, Darry. Played by Rob Lowe Creator/RobLowe in the film.



Pony and Soda's oldest brother, who took over the family after the death of their parents. He's often a jerk to Ponyboy, but this is really just how he expresses his feelings. Played by Patrick Swayze in the film.

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Pony and Soda's oldest brother, who took over the family after the death of their parents. He's often a jerk to Ponyboy, but this is really just how he expresses his feelings. Played by Patrick Swayze Creator/PatrickSwayze in the film.



%%* AntiHero: Though less so in the film.

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%%* * AntiHero: Though less so in the film.



Another member of the gang, who has been Soda's best friend for as long as he can remember. He doesn't particularly like Ponyboy, but he's not a {{jerkass}}. Played by TomCruise in the movie.

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Another member of the gang, who has been Soda's best friend for as long as he can remember. He doesn't particularly like Ponyboy, but he's not a {{jerkass}}. Played by TomCruise Creator/TomCruise in the movie.
28th Apr '16 5:40:33 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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* HeroWorship: As stated by Ponyboy, Johnny completely idolizes Dally.
23rd Apr '16 11:43:00 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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* [[spoiler:TemptingFate: Not that Johnny himself ever did, but it is mentioned a few times throughout the novel that the gang couldn't get along without Johnny. Look at what happens after he dies.]]
23rd Apr '16 11:37:11 PM XingeseSoulReaper
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* AbusiveParents

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* AbusiveParentsAbusiveParents: His father beats him every time Johnny is home and his mother ignores him.



* BreakTheCutie

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* BreakTheCutieBreakTheCutie: Four months before the start of the story, Johnny got jumped by four Socs and got badly beaten, since then, Ponyboy describes him as being constantly jumpy and is very sensitive.



* TeamPet

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* TeamPetTeamPet: Described as being the gang's and, separately, Dally's pet.
** MoralityPet: Dally's.
12th Oct '15 8:32:10 AM ndboy
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* [[spoiler: DespairEventHorizon: He Loses It after Johnny's Death]]

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* [[spoiler: DespairEventHorizon: He Loses It loses it after Johnny's Death]]death]]
12th Oct '15 8:22:55 AM ndboy
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* [[spoiler: DespairEventHorizon: He Loses It after Johnny's Death]]


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* [[spoiler: SuicideByCop]]
11th Sep '15 8:29:04 AM A_Campy
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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Ponyboy states this about him in the books, saying he always runs around in socks.

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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Ponyboy states this about him in the books, book, saying he always runs around in socks.
11th Sep '15 12:30:35 AM A_Campy
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* DoesNotLikeShoes: Ponyboy states this about him in the books, saying he always runs around in socks.
17th Jul '15 12:45:58 PM XFllo
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5th Jun '15 8:46:36 PM Wrangler0Rourke
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!!Steve Randal

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!!Steve RandalRandle
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